The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds

Project Details

“The Rocket Lift” was one of the earliest high rise, high speed lifts installed in Leeds. Classic Lifts Ltd have been trusted with the complete refurbishment of this iconic piece of early lift engineering.

Original Equipment – Otis, Installed 1937, 11 Floors, Lift Speed 2.0m/s, DCVV Ward Leonard System.

Manual Doors Car and Landing.

2 Phase Modernisation

Phase 1:

New Gearless Machine, new Kollmorgen microprocessor control system, new car and landing pushes and LCD indicators, upgrade safety systems to include bi-directional safety gear and A3 uncontrolled movement protection.

Phase 1 complete October 2013.

Phase 2:

Convert existing manual doors to power operated car and landing doors.

customer Q Hotels
project site

The Queens Hotel
City Square
Leeds

A two phase modernisation of the iconic “Rocket Lift” – one of the earliest high rise, high speed lifts installed in Leeds